Israeli and Palestinian officials vow to curb rise in violence
04 March 2023 | 1:14 pm
Delegates from Israel and the Palestinian Authority have pledged to counter a surge in violence and de-escalate tensions. At a rare meeting, representatives said they would work for a "just and lasting peace."
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